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Thousands watch Australia's solar eclipse

13 November 2012 Last updated at 21:34 GMT

Tens of thousands of people, including Nasa scientists, amateur astronomers and holiday-makers from around the world, have gathered in Queensland for Australia's first full solar eclipse for a decade.

Onlookers had a magnificent view of the sun, completely obscured by the silhouette of the moon.

Partial eclipses will also be visible in northern New Zealand and parts of central Chile.